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The sun starts to lose color as it sets

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Scientists have estimated that there are nearly 2 billion earth-like planets in the Milky Way alone.

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Earth is only marginally habitable. Some of the Earth-like exoplanets might potentially be far more hospitable to life than Earth is.

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There is a giant smiley-face shaped crater on Mars.

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Jupiter is shrinking at the rate of about 2 cm each year because the planet radiates more heat than it receives from the Sun.

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Sunsets happen because of the Earth atmosphere.

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63 Earths can fit inside Uranus

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Uranus is the coldest planet in our solar system, even though Neptune is farther from the sun.

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The Mars One project is seeking to colonize Mars by 2023. The astronaut or colonists will spend the rest of their lives on the red planet.

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John Couch Adams calculated the existence of Neptune, using mathematics before the planet was ever observed.

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The sun light needs to pass more and more through the atmosphere.

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It snows metal on Venus.

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In 2012, Planet Hunter volunteers found a Neptune-sized planet thousand of light years away that orbits four stars

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The planet Venus is nearly identical in size to Earth. Their radius differ in size by only 201 miles, with Earth being the larger.

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Saturn moon, Titan, is the only body in our solar system beyond Earth that is known to have liquid on its surface.